Ski jump, Bischofshofen, Austria | Architect: Kroissenbrunner-Unterberger Planung, Bischofshofen

Ski jump redoubt Bischofshofen

Location: Bischofshofen | Austria
Architect: Kroissenbrunner-Unterberger Planung, Bischofshofen | Austria
Construction: Cassettes
Fabricator: Metallbau Saller, Bischofshofen | Austria
Year of construction: 2001
Material: ALUCOBOND® Silvermetallic

The ski jump redoubt in Bischofshofen is one of the most famous sites for sporting events and since 1952 venue of the “4-Jump-Tournee”. When the first redoubt was put up in 1927 it allowed jumps up to 40 m. 20 years later a new facility was built, extending the jump length up to100 m. The original wooden referee tower was replaced in 1970 by a modern building of reinforced concrete. Especially in sports times are changing racily and the facilities and equipments have to be adapted continuously. On the occasion of the nordic ski world weltcup a modern ski arena was planned including a summer redoubt to provide the best training conditions all over the year. The old referee tower was blown up and the new building should feature to the referees a perfect view over the whole scene, however hindering them from seeing the ratings of the others. This accuracy of practical requirements is also significant for the facade of the tower. The slender cladding, made of ALUCOBOND®, creates a surface conferring ease and elegance to the huge building. A challenge to the workmanship were the unequal measures of the numerous parts.

The building on a freestanding territory put the choice on ALUCOBOND® due to its excellent weathering conditions. The material is keeping its top form for many years.

Week 28

Casino Bregenz

The Casino Bregenz is located in the middle of the festival district in Bregenz, Austria at the lake of Constance and on an area of over 3,000 m² you can find an unique entertainment offer. In addition to roulette, blackjack, etc., there are also cocktail bars, restaurants, lounges, etc. in the casino. A further part of the casino can be used for events of any kind; even live music is regularly performed here.

Week 27

Hermès Liat Tower

ALUCOBOND® creates luxurious facade for Hermès.